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6-12 months

  • Discuss your budget and based on your decisions, what type of wedding to have.

  • Compile a guest list. This will determine where you can have your ceremony and reception.

  • Set a date with your officiants.

  • Decide on a venue for the ceremony and the reception and reserve it. (This will also determine the date.)

  • Choose your Maid of Honor, Bridesmaids, Best Man and Ushers.

  • Begin looking for a bridal gown, bridesmaid dresses, a florist, a baker for the cake, a caterer if necessary, a photographer and a band.

  • Register at stores for gifts.

4-6 months

  • Select and order invitations.

  • Decide on the men's clothing.

  • Start to plan the rehearsal dinner.

  • Visit, compare and then book the car, band, cake, caterer, florist and photographer.

  • Plan the honeymoon.

2-3 months

  • Send thank you notes as gifts arrive.

  • Buy wedding rings.

  • Arrange hotels for out of town guests.

  • If your honeymoon is abroad, make sure you have the necessary visas, vaccinations and passports.

  • Send invitations 6 weeks prior to your wedding.

1 month

  • Finalize details for the photographer, florist, car, band, cake, caterer and venue.

  • Have final gown fitting.

  • Organize seating plan and make place cards.

  • Get a marriage license.

  • Change name on drivers license and any other important documents, if the bride is changing her name.

  • If the bride will be having her hair styled, do a trial run first.

1 week

  • Finalize rehearsal dinner.

  • Contact people who have not yet responded.

  • Give caterer / venue a final guest count.

  • Confirm date, time and location with all services (Florist, Photographer, etc.). Make sure everything is in order.

  • Pack for honeymoon. Confirm hotel and flights.

  • Wear in your wedding shoes.

1 day

  • Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy !.

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